AVX Announces High Current, Low Profile FPC Connector With Unrivaled Physical & Performance Specifications

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Ideal for use in battery, power supply, robotics, & small electric motor applications, the robust & versatile 6808 Series FPC connector from Kyocera Connector Products is the industry’s only ultraminiature, flip-locking FPC with dual-sided contacts & a 4A power rating

avx030_6808_series_fpc_connectors_pr-8e114527e527afa28ba343c5d11359c6AVX Corporation, a leading manufacturer and supplier of passive components and interconnect solutions, and the only authorized supplier of Kyocera Electronic Devices to the Americas and Europe, announces the high current, low profile 6808 Series right-angle FPC connector from Kyocera Connector Products. Suitable for both FPC connections and battery connections in applications including: batteries, power supplies, robotics, and small electronic motors, the 6808 Series is the industry’s first — and currently only — ultraminiature (0.5mm pitch), flip-locking FPC connector with a 4A power rating and dual-sided, top and bottom contacts that effectively mitigate FPC insertion and PCB layout restrictions. Featuring six power pins capable of transferring up to 4A and one signal pin capable of transferring 0.5A, 6808 Series FPC connectors can also be employed as seven-pin signal connectors, and come combined with a notched FPC to prevent contact misalignment and enhance resistance against shock and vibration.

“Our high current, low profile 6808 Series FPC connectors deliver unrivaled physical and performance specifications, and are as robust as they are versatile, providing electronics design engineers with high contact reliability, impressive resistance to tensile forces, and maximum layout and employment flexibility for both FPC and battery connections,” said Nick Bogovich, product marketing and systems manager for Kyocera Connector Products at AVX.

Featuring a zero insertion force (ZIF) flip-lock design with right angle cable connections, copper alloy contacts, and heat-resistant plastic insulators, 6808 Series connectors measure a slight 7.3mm x 5.3mm x 1.5 mm (L x W x H), and exhibit a minimum FPC retention force of 15 Newtons. Rated for 50VDC, operating temperatures spanning -40°C to +85°C, and 10 mating cycles, the series is also RoHS compliant, halogen-free, and supplied in reels of 5,000 parts per reel. Current lead-time for the series is 12 weeks.

For more information about AVX’s Series 6808 FPC connectors by Kyocera Connector Products, please visit http://www.avx.com/products/connectors/fpcffc/6808-series-fpc-connectors/.  There, you can access the product datasheet, Kyocera Connectors Guide, part number information, quick facts, and instruction manuals, as well as request a sample. For all other inquiries, please visit www.avx.com, email ked@avx.com, call 864-967-2150, or write to One AVX Boulevard, Fountain Inn, S.C. 29644.

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